FORT INDIANTOWN GAP


December live-fire exercises at Fort Indiantown Gap

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FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. Fort Indiantown Gap is scheduled to host live-fire exercises during the month of December between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m.

Exercises include demolitions training December 2, 3, 4, and 10, mortar live-firing December 10, and infantry fighting vehicle live-fire exercises December 16.

Fort Indiantown Gap announces training that is expected to result in increased noise levels as a courtesy to nearby residents. The training schedule is subject to change based on the military training mission.
Fort Indiantown Gap is the only live-fire, maneuver military training facility in Pennsylvania. It serves as headquarters to the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and Pennsylvania National Guard and offers more than 17,000 acres and 140 training areas and facilities for year-round training. The installation balances one of the region's most ecologically diverse areas with a military mission that annually supports 20,000 Pennsylvania National Guard personnel and more than 120,000 additional personnel from other branches of service, multinational partners and interagency partners at the federal, state and local level.

To learn more about Fort Indiantown Gap, visit www.ftig.png.pa.gov or follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ftindiantowngap.
Individuals may also call the installation's community information line at 717-861-2007 to hear a recorded message with dates and times of community activities and training events.

Media contact: Maj. Angela King-Sweigart, 717-861-8829

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